Monthly Archives: April 2016

Snow Way! Lynn’s Amy Hatfield Returns Home with National Snowboarding Title

April 21, 2016
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Snow Way! Lynn’s Amy Hatfield Returns Home with National Snowboarding Title

By Cary Shuman Being the national champion in a particular sport is a monumental achievement and that’s the mountaintop upon which 11-year-old Lynn resident Amy Hatfield now reigns. Amy, a student at Our Lady of Assumption in Lynnfield, claimed the prestigious title at the USASA Snowboard Nationals held at Copper Mountain in Colorado earlier...

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Lynn’s Michael Marks seeks Essex County Sheriff’s Position

April 21, 2016
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Lynn’s Michael Marks seeks Essex County Sheriff’s Position

By Cary Shuman Lynn resident Michael Marks will officially announce his intention to run for the position of Essex County Sheriff at a Campaign Kickoff Function May 4 at the Knights of Columbus on Lynnfield Street. Marks is currently the superintendent of the Essex County Correctional Facility in Middleton. He has been with the...

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Lynn Gets $4.5 Million to Purchase Ferry Boat

April 21, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. It appears the Lynn ferry has a bright future, it is just not clear if that future is now. The federal government announced a $4.5 million grant award to the city of Lynn last week, with the funds designated to help the city purchase a new ferry boat to operate...

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City Plans to Add Modular Classrooms to Tracy Elementary

April 21, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. The Lynn schools and City Inspectional Services Director Michael Donovan this week have confirmed plans to purchase a modular, pre-constructed building to be located at the Tracy Elementary School to help ease the overcrowding problems at the school. According to Donovan, the city will review bids later this month, from...

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St Mary’s High School Casino Night Fundraiser

April 14, 2016
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St Mary’s High School Casino Night Fundraiser

The Tony Conigliaro Gymnasium was transformed into a casino Friday evening for the second annual Casino Night.   Guests enjoyed casino games, live music, and food from local restaurants.

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Double a Ball:LC Stars Devin,Gaudet Will Continue Careers at St Anselm

April 14, 2016
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Double a Ball:LC Stars Devin,Gaudet Will Continue Careers at St Anselm

By Cary Shuman Brandon Devin and Andre Gaudet have been friends, classmates, and teammates for a long time. They starred in different Little League organizations, played for the Gallant All-Star team and were united as All-Stars again in the Greater Lynn Babe Ruth program. Now seniors and star athletes at Lynn Classical High School,...

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Cahill Wins Primary with 369 Votes:Will Run Unopposed on May 10 Ballot

April 14, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. City Council President Daniel Cahill, running unopposed for the Democratic nomination to succeed former State Representative Robert Fennell, got 369 votes out of 380 votes Tuesday, April 12 and has essentially cleared his path to become Lynn’s newest State Representative. Cahill, who at one time thought he would have a...

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NEC/GBL Merger Coming Up for a Vote

April 14, 2016
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By Joyce Erekson A proposal to merge what remains of the Greater Boston League with the Northeastern Conference will come up for a vote at meeting of the NEC principals on April 27 at Beverly High School. Classical High Principal Gene Constantino is a fan of the merger, which would bring Everett, Malden, Medford...

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Local Youth Groups Teaming Up to Stop Child Sexual Abuse

April 14, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. More than a half dozen youth services and educational organizations in the city have teamed up to establish a campaign to end child sexual abuse in the Lynn. The Enough Abuse Campaign, consists of the joint efforts of Lynn Economic Opportunity, My Brother’s Table, St. Mary’s School of Lynn, the...

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Moulton Delivering for Lynn, North Shore:Lynn Community Health Center Gets $325k for Opioid Fight

April 14, 2016
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By Joseph Domelowicz Jr. U.S Congressman Seth Moulton, who represents Lynn and the North Shore in Washington DC, was home last week to announce more than a half million dollars in federal funding to help health centers on the North Shore in the fight against Massachusetts’ opioid epidemic. $325,000 in federal funding has been...

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